Free GIS

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GIS Learning

Registration Open for Free GIS Course: Skills for the Digital Earth

Registration is now open for a free GIS course entitled, “Skills for the Digital Earth“.  This MOOC (massive open online course) is a four-week course offered from March 1 to March 28, 2015 which introduces how location technologies are used in society. The course is free, open, and requires no prior experience in GIS […]

GIS Learning, GIS Software

Self-Paced Introduction to QGIS Course

A new course on learning the open source GIS package, QGIS, is being offered to free via Canvas, an open-source learning management system.  The QGIS course, which is in beta, was developed by Richard Smith, an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and Kurt Menke, a GIS Specialist at Bird’s Eye View.  Students can start enrolling […]

GIS Learning

Free Introduction to GIS Course

Simon Frasier University is offering a free self-paced MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) entitled “Exploring Geographic Information Systems“: Exploring geographic information systems (GIS) is a self-paced course where participants will learn about GIS and how the technology is being used in the real world to support problem-solving and decision-making. Participants will […]

GIS Software

TdhGIS – Free Software for Vector Based Analysis

TdhGIS – Free Software for Vector Based Analysis

TdhGIS is a free GIS software application for Linux and Windows operating systems for spatial analysis of vector based geographic data.  The software can also be used as a shapefile viewer and editor.  Tim Hirrel is the developer of TdhGIS which was developed using C++, wxWidgets and SQLite.  Hirrel, water resources […]